Wed, August 15, 2012
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Bullet shots hit Iran's embassy building in Syrian capital

2012-08-15 13:53:48 GMT2012-08-15 21:53:48(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- An Iranian embassy official in Damascus said Wednesday that the building of Iran's embassy in the Syrian capital was targeted by bullet shots, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported.

In the shootouts between government forces and some armed men, several bullets have hit the building of the Iranian embassy which is under construction, the unnamed official was quoted as saying.

The Iranian official meanwhile urged the Syrian government and the opposition groups to observe the diplomatic conventions, according to the report.

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